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Gibson Guitars hits a low note

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

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For several years now, Gibson Guitars and its brand have been in the spotlight, for not so great reasons. Recently, Gibson Brand Inc. made headlines about the company facing bankruptcy after 116 years in busness. Although the ...

Motion-Capture at the Oscars?

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

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It is not uncommon for certain categories to snub those who deserve it. One actor has had to deal with the pain of not being recognized by the Academy for years. Andy Serkis, who is best known for playing Gollum in The Lord ...

Score! A look at the Best Original Score, a lesser known category

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

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We all remember when Adrien Brody won Best Actor for “The Pianist,” and kissed Halle Berry as he received the golden statue. We all remember Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar for Best Actor in “The Revenant.” T...

Black Panther ‘King of the Box Office’

Jasmine Yates, Courier Staff

February 19, 2018

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The movie "Black Panther" was a redefining moment in the history of Marvel Comics and the African American community. Black Panther sets the stage for African American movies and plays to come. Set mostly in the fictional Afr...

The Doctor is a time lady?

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

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On July 16, 2017, history was made as the BBC announced the 13 incarnation of The Doctor. For the first time ever the title character would be played by a woman. Doctor Who is the longest-running science fiction series in te...

Mrs. Grey will see you now

Emily Kenney, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

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Another Valentines Day has come and gone, which means that another “50 Shades of Grey” movie is set to take over the theatres. This is one the guys can come too as well. Yes, the movie does have the usual sex scenes, but ...

For the times they are a streamin

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

February 19, 2018

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We live in the midst of a technological revolution, but is that a good thing? The innovation of transmitting media and the invention of smart phones has made the world a much smaller place, and helped pioneer an entirely new ...

Smashing Pumpkins reunite in 2018

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

February 5, 2018

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In the past two years we have seen some of the greatest 80’s and 90’s bands reunite and introduce their sound to younger generations. There was one band in particular that 90’s music fans were curious to see reunite, that...

“The Underground Cabaret”steals the show

Tea Wheat, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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“The Underground Cabaret” is a talent showcase in honor of Professor Maughan McMurdie. The Dorthy and Maughan McMurdie scholarship began in 2004 by alumni Don and Kay Norton.The scholarship was founded to honor the many year...

“Offset” uses controversial word in song

Jasmine Yates, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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Earlier this week Offset was featured on YFN Lucci song “ Boss Life” and got a lot of heat on the words he chose to say. Both rappers talk about the glamorous life they have and also about the women in their lives. “I...

New Man finds the Perfect Wife

Tea Wheat, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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A love story beginning in a class room and growing to find itself rooted in fame and cats. Ed Sheeran, an English singer,songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, has finally found his perfect match. Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Perfect...

Rousey signs full-time deal

Evan Willamson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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On March 29, 2015, at WrestleMania 31, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey the undefeated UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion entered the WWE ring for the first time.   At the behest of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, she would Judo thro...

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